February 23, 2011 | Leave a Comment
When: Thursday, February 24, 2011 4:30 PM-6:30 PM. Where: CTLR, Davis Family Library 225 *~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~* Session 3—Macro to Micro We will run through a hand-on practice session with one of your papers, and we discuss forming thesis statements. All new tutors must attend. Trained FYSMs not already trained as peer writing tutors must attend. Trained […]
Wednesday, February 16, 2011 CTLR, Davis Family Library 225 We will run through a hand-on practice session and discuss tutor questions. All new tutors must attend. Trained FYSMs not already trained as tutors must attend. Trained tutors attend either this session or session 3 (Thursday, February 24th). If you have a serious and unavoidable conflict, […]
If you are working or training as a Peer Writing Tutor or a First-Year Seminar Mentor this semester, you must attend this meeting. All: Fill out our information form. Get information about pay and training schedule New PWTS: * Collect your training folder. * Learn how to get paid * Have your picture taken. * […]
October 12, 2010 | 1 Comment
This session is on WEDNESDAY, October 13, 4:30-6:30 Mentor Training Session 6 – Topics: Advising, Grammar Review, People Who Can Help. Note: This session is on WEDNESDAY. Trained PWTS attend from 4:30-5:30. The second hour is optional for you. Trained ACES (and PWTS who did Pre-Advising) need only attend from 5:30-6:30. The first hour is […]
Thursday, October 7, CTLR, Davis Family Library 225 All New Peer Writing Tutors Must Attend. All First-Year Seminar Mentors (except previously trained PWTS) must attend. First Hour: Problems Students Face Second Hour: Educators not Editors–Working with Multilingual Students with Shawna Shapiro Optional for Trained Peer Writing Tutors. Unfortunately, optional means unpaid. If you have a […]
Useful handouts from this session: Oral Presentation Yonna’s Rubric Tips for Talks First-Year Seminar Mentors for Academics and Writing This is a mandatory session for First-Year Seminar Mentors—even those already trained as Peer Writing Tutors and ACEs. You will learn much that you can use as a student and much for you to use in […]
How to Form a Thesis Statement Choose a Topic. What is a Topic? Define a PROBLEM within your topic. How? Explore/ Analyze the PROBLEM. How? Create a Thesis Statement. What is a Thesis Statement? Find evidence that supports the Thesis Statement. How? Organize your writing around your Thesis Statement. How? (Answers in How to Form […]
September 13, 2010 | Leave a Comment
It was wonderful to see so many Peer Writing Tutors and First-Year Seminar Mentors for Academics and Writing in CTLR this Thursday. We have 47 Mentors in First-Year Seminars, 15 Peer Writing Tutors in college writing and writing program classes, and thirteen Peer Writing Tutors conducting drop-in shifts in CTLR and Brainerd Commons. This Thursday, […]
We had a great session with Shawna Shapiro last Thursday. Thanks to the peer writing tutors and the foreign language tutors who attended and helped make it a success! For those of you who could not make the session, I’m uploading Shawna’s handout from the session: PWT_Workshop_Oct22 Ms. Shapiro will be speaking this week at […]
Session #5—Who Else Can Help? (Thursday, October 15, 4:30-6:30 p.m., CTLR Library 225) Other Offices on Campus Grammar Review Makeup for Session #4: Wednesday, October 14, 7:00-9:00 PM in CTLR Upcoming special sessions: Tutors as Educators Not Editors Working with Multilingual students: Thursday, October 22 4:30-5:30, CTLR Makeup #5 Thursday, October 22, 7:0-9:00 PM CTLR […]
October 6, 2009 | Leave a Comment
Session #4—Writing and Speaking Across the Disciplines (Thursday, October 8, 4:30-6:30 p.m., CTLR Library 225) Tell us the writing expectations and guidelines of your major. Getting comfortable giving oral presentations. Writing in the Disciplines Handout: 09FallWID Useful Oral Presentation Handouts 3 Exercises for Oral tips-for-talks RATEtorals Added on October 15: Yonna McShane has a great […]
Session #3—Problems Students Face (Thursday, October 1, 4:30-6:30 p.m., CTLR Library 225) Group Discussions of problems: ESL, LD, Basic Writers, Writing Anxiety, Stress Point Tutoring Multilingual Students (Shawna Shapiro will visit. Download her excellent handout: PWT_ESLwkshop_09) Makeup for Session #3: Sunday, October 4, 4:00-6:00 PM, CTLR
Session #2—Macro to Micro Thursday, September 24, 4:30-6:30 p.m., CTLR Library 225 Thesis development 15 minute- conference on your own papers Make sure to bring a paper or draft to conference. Bring your folder! Makeup: Wednesday, September 30, 8:00-10:00 p.m., Library 225E Remember trained PWTs must attend Session 1 or 2 or Makeup 1 or […]
Makeup for session one: Sunday, September 20 (8-10 PM in Lib 225e) Trained tutors must attend session 1 or 2 or makeup 1 or 2 by Sept 30.
Session #1—Getting Started (Thursday, September 17, 4:30-6:30 p.m., CTLR Library 225) Brainstorming answers to frequently asked tutor questions 15 minute-version of the 30 min. tutor session Please bring your folder to all training sessions. Makeup for session one: Sunday, September 20 (8-10 PM in Lib 225e) Reminder for Trained Tutors: You must attend Session 1 […]
All PWTS must attend. Hosted by: Peer Writing Tutors @ Middlebury Where: CTLR, Lib 225 When: Agenda: Thursday, September 10 from 4:30 pm to 6:30 pm Collect your training folder Learn how to get paid Fill out our information form Have your picture taken. Experienced tutors apply for drop-in assignments. New tutors begin training.
How to Get Paid in Fall 09 1. Obtain a blue Student Employment Card from the Student Employment Office.(The Student Employment office is located at 23 Adirondack View. The office is open Monday through Friday, 9:00am-5:00pm.) To do this, you must fill out your 19 Employment Eligibility and W4 Tax Withholding forms. Typically, students present […]
Update: Thanks to Danny, Jennifer, and Catharine for making this session a success! We had a wonderful turnout, and we’ll upload a helpful handout from this session soon. You asked for this session, and now it’s here for Trained Peer Writing Tutors! Optional Session for Trained Peer Writing Tutors. Date and time: Wednesday, April 1, […]
Organization Meeting— All new and trained Peer Writing Tutors must attend. (Thursday, September 11, 4:30-6:30 p.m., CTLR Lib 225) o Collect your training folder, learn how to get paid, fill out our information form, and have your picture taken. o Experienced tutors will receive library drop-in assignments. o New tutors will begin training.